Add installation guide

monosans 2 years ago
parent 94906e10e9
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@ -23,6 +23,16 @@ I haven't kept `man dwm`/`dwm.1` updated though. PRs welcome on that, lol.
- vanitygaps: Gaps allowed across all layouts.
- swallow patch: if a program run from a terminal would make it inoperable, it temporarily takes its place to save space.
## Installation for newbs
git clone
cd dwm
sudo make install
Users of Arch-based distros can also install it from the AUR as [dwm-luke-git](
## Please install `libxft-bgra`!
This build of dwm does not block color emoji in the status/info bar, so you must install [libxft-bgra]( from the AUR, which fixes a libxft color emoji rendering problem, otherwise dwm will crash upon trying to render one. Hopefully this fix will be in all libxft soon enough.